Skip to Main Content

Web Applications Developer Assistant

Position Information

Position Details

Position Number 40243
Class Title Web Applications Developer Assistant
Job Description

The Center for Distributed Learning is seeking a Web Applications Developer Assistant to serve the needs of digital learning at the University of Central Florida. The qualified candidate will work in a collaborative environment and provide the following expertise:
● Create web based programs, processes, and procedures to support digital and online course production
● Design, code, test, debug, integrate, modify, standardize, and document web based computer programs in support of learning following web and Section 508 standards
● Build unit tests and automate deployment processes with deep understanding of back-end architectures
● Support both homegrown and purchased applications including but not limited to content management systems, course management systems, learning applications, mobile applications, reporting dashboards, and other systems necessary for digital learning
● Assist with the development of training and documentation of custom web based applications/solutions
● Assist with product management of special projects
● Assist with mentoring and supervision of student developers

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and one year of information technology experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements

● Prefer candidate to have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, engineering management, information systems or digital media.

● Documented experience with all phases of Web applications programming using front-end technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and backend technologies like PHP, Python, Ruby, PostgreSQL and MySQL.

● Documented experience with programming frameworks such as Flask, Django, Rails, Express, Backbone, React, Angular, and Laravel.

● Documented experience developing and deploying applications on Linux/Unix Web servers and cloud infrastructures like AWS.

● Documented experience developing unit tests and continuous Integration practices.

● Documented experience with all phases of Web applications compliant with industry standards and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

● Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to participate in multiple projects effectively.

● Experience in providing support to users for Web applications. Development of training documentation for support of users.

Special Conditions

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402841
Job Open Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Information Technologies and Resources (ITR)
Department ITR - Center for Distributed Learning
Annual Salary $42,715.00 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm

Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree and one year of information technology experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4